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A winning choice

Written by Rosa Colucci on .

President Obama could not have picked a more perfect ambassador to Ireland than Danny Rooney, whose ancestors are from Ireland ("Steelers Owner Dan Rooney to Be Ambassador to Ireland," March 17).

I was a childhood friend of the Rooneys; I know that Danny will do the same professional job as ambassador as he did with the Steelers.

I know Art, his dad, is looking down with a large smile and cigar in his mouth. The only bad thing about this move is the 'Burgh is losing a great North Sider. Winning a few Super Bowls is not bad at all. Ambassador to Ireland is great!

In 2000, my wife and I were in Ireland and loved every minute. I know the driving habits. I'm a retired Teamster, and Danny will need a professional driver while there. I'm available. Think how relaxed "youns" will be with a Teamster and old friend as your driver. Plus, I'm from the "ward."

Danny, good luck and good health to you and yours from your ol' football coaching friend.

 

RED LIVINGSTONE
Mount Washington

 

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